MOUNT OLIVE- Thirteen high school students from across the state of North Carolina gathered at the University of Mount Olive (UMO) July 13-15 for the 2021 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Institute. Students from Duplin, Greene, Johnston, Lenoir, Linc…

MOUNT OLIVE- Thirteen high school students from across the state of North Carolina gathered at the University of Mount Olive (UMO) July 13-15 for the 2021 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Institute. Students from Duplin, Greene, Johnston, Lenoir, Linc…

NCDOL announced that North Carolina will adopt verbatim the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare effective July 21.

KENANSVILLE — Duplin County Libraries recently won a $5,000 grant from ATMC that will be used to help the county create a digital inclusion plan that can be used to help expand broadband access, availability, and adoption throughout the county.

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report highlighting how North Carolina’s focus on equity in administering vaccines increased COVID-19 vaccination rates in Black and Hispanic communities.

The North Carolina Offender and Public Protection Registry has updated the registered address for the following sex offenders in Duplin County through July 19.

MAGNOLIA — Victor Thomas Parker Jr., 58, of Magnolia, was arrested and charged with the murder of Tammy Jane James of Chinquapin.

KENANSVILLE — From the moment you step into Rose Hill-Magnolia Elementary honeybee habitat, the Agriculture Room or the outside garden area and chicken coop, it doesn’t take long to see STEAMA in action.

David Hester, of Wayne County, was found guilty at trial by a jury of Felony Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering and Felony Possession of Stolen Goods on June 11, in Duplin County Superior Court. The defendant admitted Habitual Felon status and was sentenced by …